Land

BAE Systems Australia and the Army will convert two M113 AS4 Armoured Personnel Carriers to become optionally crewed.

Defence has partnered with Saab Australia to provide fully integrated maintenance support for the Army’s Ground Based Air Defence and Radar capability.

The remote East Pilbara community of Jigalong in WA has come together for the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP) 2019 Closing Ceremony.

Eylex will supply RACAL Acoustics digital high noise RA4000 and medium noise Raptor RA5001 headsets and leads for the Block One Boxer vehicles under Land 400 Phase 2.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has approved the first stage of Project Greyfin.

The US military presence in the NT reached a milestone as the ABC uncovered an American proposal to spend upwards of $300 million on naval construction projects in and around Darwin.

Kongsberg has selected SME Daronmont Technologies to provide shelter and shelter equipped solutions for the NASAMS Fire Distribution Centre.

A new $1.8 million honing machine has been unveiled on the rifle production line at Lithgow Arms.

The first of 25 Boxer vehicles being built in Germany as the initial tranche for Project Land 400 Phase 2 arrived in Brisbane in mid-July.

The opening ceremony for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 has been held as a Chinese surveillance ship watches on from international waters.

Canberra-based XTEK has won a $1 million Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority grant to build a production facility.

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have launched a UK-based joint venture that will play a major role in manufacturing the Boxer vehicles for the British Army.

One of the surprises of the recent federal election campaign was Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s promise to acquire 30 Self-Propelled Howitzers (SPH), and to build them in Geelong, should a coalition government be re-elected.

Army’s 16 Air Land Regiment is now simply 16 Regiment Royal Australian Artillery, just one of a number of changes being implemented as the unit upgrades its current equipment and prepares for that to be replaced in the early 2020s by a National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS).

OPEC Systems has signed a $23 million contract with Leidos Australia to support the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defence project under Land 2110.